Book Discussions/Events

Book discussion, author talks, Friend's book sales, Foundation events that are free and open to public.

Illustrator Visit with M. Sarah Klise @North

In honor of Youth Art Month, meet the illustrator and one half of the sisterly dynamic duo who created such books as Regarding the Fountain: a Tale, in Letters, of Liars and Leaks, Stand Straight, Ella Kate: The True Story of a Real Giant, and the 43 Old Cemetery Road series. She'll talk about how she works with her sister to create a book, and guide you to make some art as well! Ages 5 and up.

Bernie Krause @Central

The Art & Music Department of the Berkeley Public Library presents a multimedia author talk with Bay Area musician and naturalist Bernie Krause at the Central Library in the 3rd floor Community Meeting Room on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 2:00 pm.
Dr. Bernie Krause has spent the past forty years recording and preserving wild soundscapes from around the world.

Rescue at Pine Ridge@CentralCMR

Los Angeles Author and Filmmaker Erich Martin Hicks will visit the library to discuss his novel Rescue at Pine Ridge. Rescue at Pine Ridge is a fictionalized account of the rescue of the 7th Cavalry by the “Buffalo Soldiers” of the 9th Cavalry at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The author will show a short film detailing the events followed by a Q & A with the audience.This event will take place in the Library's 3rd Floor Meeting Room.